IND vs WI, 3rd ODI: India need 284 runs to win against West Indies

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 27, 2018, 06.00 PM(IST)

A file photo of West Indies captain Jason Holder (R) playing a shot as India wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni watch. Photograph:( AFP )

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India lead the five-match series 1-0 after the second ODI ended in a tie.

Shai Hope and Ashley Nurse helped West Indies to set a fighting target of 283 runs for team India in the third ODI of the five-match series on Saturday.

Windies looked vulnerable after losing quick wickets but batsman Shai Hope, who top-scored with 95, and bowler Ashley Nurse made crucial contributions as West Indies reached 283 for nine.

Hope hit 6 fours and 3 sixes in his 113-ball knock to give West Indies a decent total. Number-nine batsman Ashley Nurse also smashed a crucial 40 off 22 balls.

Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah claimed four wickets to return impressive figures of 4-35.

Windies players Kieran Powell and Chandrapaul Hemraj started the innings as Virat Kohli put West Indies to bat first after winning the toss at Pune's Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

India's yorker specialist Bumrah dismissed both the openers that led Windies in a pressure situation.


Bumrah took the first wicket for his side in the fifth over and saw off Chandrapaul Hemraj at 15. Hemraj played with a strike rate of 75.00 and edged Bumrah's delivery but wicket-keeper MS Dhoni took a sensational catch at the fine leg.

After that Powell lost his wicket to Bumrah after edging in Rohit Sharma's safe hands in slips. Sharma took a difficult catch to dismiss Powell at 21. 

Bumrah also dismissed Nurse in the 49th over.

Marlon Samuels lost his wicket after scoring nine runs to pacer Khaleel Ahmed.

Another spinner Kuldeep Yadav got prized wicket of Shimron Hetmyer, who had slammed a ton in the first ODI, at a score of 37. Yadav also dismissed Rovman Powell at four.

India lead the five-match series 1-0 after the second ODI ended in a tie.